"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" Returns SUNDAY OCT 18 to ABC
ABC's hit game show "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" returns with its season premiere SUNDAY OCT 18 9|8c, following the return of classic game show "Supermarket Sweep" on ABC! Hosted by late-night's Jimmy Kimmel, this season will feature both celebrity contestants playing for the charity of their choice and frontline heroes trying their hand at a $1 million prize. In addition to lifelines, "Ask the Host," "50/50" and "Phone a Friend," contestants playing on "Millionaire" can invite an expert guest to help them answer questions. It could be a relative, a beloved teacher or a famed trivia expert – anyone they want – to help them win as much money as they can.
Andy Cohen and his guest Anderson Cooper have some communication issues when Andy is in the Hot Seat
In its debut season, "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" ranked as the No. 1 program in the Thursday 8 p.m. hour last season among Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. After 35 days of delayed viewing across linear and digital platforms, the show averaged 7.3 million Total Viewers in its freshman season. "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" is executive produced by Michael Davies and Jimmy Kimmel. The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television's Embassy Row, Kimmelot and Valleycrest Productions Ltd. The iconic game show is a Sony Pictures Television format that has been adapted in over 120 countries and has won over 65 awards worldwide.